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“Navigating the Unknown”: How Can Social Entrepreneurs Make a Difference During the Coronavirus Pandemic?

The Sullivan Foundation continues its innovative series of webinars, called “Navigating the Unknown,” on Friday, April 3, with guests Reagan Pugh of Assemble and Dustin Betz of Founder Institute.

The fourth installment in the series, the Friday webinar takes place via Zoom and Facebook Live from 5-6 p.m. (ET). Hosted by Spud Marshall, the Sullivan Foundation’s director of student engagement, it will focus on the role that social enterprises and social leaders can play in helping communities survive and emerge from the coronavirus crisis.

Pugh is a past presenter at the biannual Ignite Retreats hosted by the Sullivan Foundation each spring and fall in North Carolina. This spring’s event had to be canceled due to health concerns.

Here’s more information about the Friday webinar’s guests:

photo of Reagan Pugh at the Three Circle Summit

Reagan Pugh, co-founder of Assemble, has guided initiatives on storytelling, culture and leadership development at companies like Nike, Pepsico and Kimberly Clark.

Reagan Pugh, Assemble: As co-founder of Assemble, Reagan delivers workshops and keynote speeches on personal effectiveness and leadership development around the country. Assemble designs workshops to help teams better collaborate, from strategy meetings and yearly reviews to weekend retreats or brainstorming sessions. Pugh was formerly chief storyteller for the innovation consulting firm Kalypso and guided initiatives on storytelling, culture and leadership at companies like Nike, Pepsico and Kimberly Clark.

Dustin Betz of Founder Institute

Dustin Betz, Founder Institute: Dustin manages community and content for the Founder Institute, the world’s largest pre-seed startup accelerator. Founder Institute has helped launch more than 4,000 companies in 180-plus cities, and its portfolio companies exceed $20 billion in estimated value. Founder Institute helps pre-seed entrepreneurs and teams get traction and funding by establishing a critical support network of local startup experts that are invested in their success.

You can learn more about how to take part in the “Navigating the Unknown” webinars at our Facebook Event Page or simply join the Zoom call at https://zoom.us/j/399894174 at the appropriate time. Anyone is welcome to participate or to simply listen in!

Additionally, all webinars are recorded and can be viewed at any time at sullivanfdn.org/webinar.

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